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Teen Driving a Truck That Crashed and Killed Three Bellbrook Girls Gets Sentenced
BELLBROOK -- After 18 months, the families of three Bellbrook girls killed in a car crash, now have a little bit of closure.
The teen driving the truck that crashed near the intersection of Wagner Road and Oleva Drive in Sugarcreek Township, was sentenced in court Friday.
"There are consequences to our actions, and that's all we were looking for, was just the justice that came with that," said Lisa Sikorski, Julianna Hawk's aunt.
The teen driver's sentence is hard to swallow for Sikorski.
Jesse Whitaker will be on probation for two years, do 300 hours of community service, and have a suspended license until the age of 21.
"(sighs) (gets emotional) It was heart wrenching to hear that. I don't want, I don't want Jesse to have to suffer, but I do believe that he was negligent behind the wheel," said Sikorski.
These are pictures of the crash that killed Julianna, and her two friends, Sophie Kerrigan and Skylar Kooken in November 20-12.
Friday, he was sentenced in a franklin county court and the judge had this to say.
"Quite frankly sir I think you deserve prison time, unfortunately the law doesn't allow me to do that," said the judge in the courtroom.
For Sikorski, even hearing the judge say Whitaker deserved prison time wasn't enough.
"I just don't feel that the punishment met the crime at this point."
But as she tries to move on and honor her niece's memory she prays for Jesse.
"I hope he can find a way to move on, I don't want him to be tormented the rest of his life," said Sikorski.
Julianna's Aunt says for now she has some closure and can start to forgive Jesse for what happened.
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